One had just received one’s Freedom of the City of London and had to celebrate. We were close to Simpson’s..no not the one in the Strand. This is Simpson’s Tavern. A very old institution dating back to 1757 that one can… Read More ›
Fortescue and I were seated by the window of the elegant bar of L’Espalier in Boston, cocktails in hand. Close by, the cheese trolley was being ogled by Fortescue with a voracity that made the glare of medusa look like a smile. If Grommet were here the ensuing struggle would… Read More ›
Many moons ago one’s American chum, Remington, who is an ardent fan of good food and fine dining had been impressed after his visit to Ottolenghi in North London. So on a wet, dreary London evening Fortescue and I set off to meet up with Remington… Read More ›
The Ledbury scores 9.999/10 on the Doctor’s ratings…no typo dear readers.
French restaurant openings seem to be in vogue. There is Brasserie Zedel, Chabrot (NOW CLOSED, Balthazar and then again there are the classic stalwarts that have been around for years producing wonderful food, ambiance and service. Naturellement mes amis, Le Gavroche… Read More ›